60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Denpasar, Indonesia
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Singapore, Singapore
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Patong, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Bagan, Myanmar
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Vientiane, Laos
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Luang Prabang, Laos
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Hoi An, Vietnam
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Denpasar, Indonesia

— 6 nights
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denpasar: Jimbaran Bay (in Jimbaran), Mason Elephant Park (in Tegalalang) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, take in a show at Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA), look for gifts at Nyaman Boutique, and discover the deep blue sea with Bali Scuba.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Denpasar journey site.

Dallas, USA to Denpasar is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14 hours traveling from Dallas to Denpasar. In October, Denpasar is a bit warmer than Dallas - with highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Singapore.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 8:

Singapore, Singapore

— 7 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Take a break from Singapore with a short trip to Sentosa Boardwalk in Sentosa Island, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, browse the exhibits of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Singapore.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Singapore trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Denpasar to Singapore takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. October in Singapore sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can fly to Patong.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 15:

Patong, Thailand

— 4 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore and take pictures at Patong Beach, look for gifts at New Era's Vienna, and browse the different shops at Jungceylon.

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Traveling by flight from Singapore to Patong takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. October in Patong sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Bangkok trip planner.

You can fly from Patong to Bangkok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Bangkok

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 23:

Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

— 2 nights

Garden City of the East

Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
On the 24th (Mon), savor a hot drink at dacco.myanmar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Botahtaung Pagoda, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sule Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, then pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, and finally soothe aching muscles at Yangon Yoga House.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Yangon (Rangoon) road trip planning tool.

Getting from Bangkok to Yangon (Rangoon) by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Myanmar Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to fly to Bagan.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nightlife · Spas
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:

Bagan, Myanmar

— 3 nights
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Bagan is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananda Temple, steep yourself in history at Shwesandaw Pagoda, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Bagan trip planner.

Getting from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bagan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 5 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Mai: Lamphun (Wat Kukut & Wat Phra That Hariphunchai). Spend the 29th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ched Yot.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Bagan to Chiang Mai takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Bagan to Chiang Mai due to the time zone difference. October in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 2:

Vientiane, Laos

— 3 nights
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Vientiane is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), browse the eclectic array of goods at Morning Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Saket, and take in panoramic vistas at Patuxai.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vientiane trip itinerary site.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and car from Chiang Mai to Vientiane in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Vientiane are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 5:

Luang Prabang, Laos

— 3 nights
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, wander the wide-open spaces of Laos Buffalo Dairy, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Luang Prabang day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Vientiane to Luang Prabang takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vientiane in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 67°F in Luang Prabang. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 6 nights

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Spend the 11th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Viti's Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, see Off-Road Tours, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Siem Reap trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Traveling from Luang Prabang in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 76°F in Siem Reap. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 14:

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

— 2 nights

Charming City

On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
On the 15th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center and then do some two-wheel cruising with Phnom Penh Taxi Expert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, examine the collection at National Museum, then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Phnom Penh online itinerary planner.

Getting from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Far East

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
On the 18th (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City online trip planner.

You can drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in November, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to fly to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:

Hoi An, Vietnam

— 4 nights
Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoi An planning app.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in November, you will find days in Hoi An are a bit cooler (83°F), and nights are about the same (74°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 23:

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 6 nights
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
On the 27th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery, contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi road trip planning app.

You can fly from Hoi An to Hanoi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 29:

Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.

Thailand travel guide

3.9
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.

Myanmar travel guide

3.8
Golden Land
Closed to Western travelers for most of the 20th century, Myanmar draws an increasing number of visitors with its gilded pagodas and elaborately decorated temples. Visitors looking for sun and sand opt to vacation on Myanmar's many isolated beaches, ideal for escaping the modern world and kicking back with a drink and a book. In the cities, savvy shoppers easily find bargains on high-quality textiles, antiques, traditional tapestries, and precious stones. A well-rounded Myanmar itinerary also includes a few leisurely activities, like drinking tea at a cozy teahouse, enjoying a hearty meal at a family-run eatery, and pausing to contemplate at a centuries-old Buddhist shrine.

Laos travel guide

3.8
Waterfalls · Landmarks · Mountains
Long overlooked by travelers due to its reputation as one of the world's poorest nations, Laos is drawing a growing number of visitors with its laid-back charm, natural beauty, and numerous archaeological sites and historic temples. Many visitors make the trip to Laos from nearby Thailand, combining the two neighboring countries into one memorable experience of Southeast Asia. Others focus their Laos vacation on the Mekong River, which serves as a major source of irrigation for local farms and represents a popular alternative for sightseeing by car. On top of the rich cultural heritage and impressive natural landscapes, its major treasure remains its people--friendly and devout Buddhists welcoming visitors with a genuine hospitality rarely felt in other parts of the world.

Cambodia travel guide

4.1
For over six centuries, the mighty Khmer Empire flourished in Cambodia, a scenic land of majestic temples, pristine waterfalls, and dense jungles. A protectorate of France between 1863 and 1953, the country suffered under the Khmer Rouge, a ruling party remembered mostly for its part in organizing the bloody Cambodian genocide of the 1970s. Today, a trip to Cambodia will reveal the region's troubled history, but also some of Southeast Asia's most significant archaeological sites. Few tourist attractions in Cambodia match the splendor of Angkor Wat, a World Heritage-listed temple complex that represents the biggest religious monument on the planet.

Vietnam travel guide

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Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.